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Pupils in Carnaross NS celebrated Down Syndrome Day by wearing odd socks.
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Dear Parents & Guardians,  School Uniform is compulsory in  Carnaross National School  It consists of –  •	navy tracksuit top/jumper/cardigan  •	navy trousers/tracksuit bottoms •	skirt/pinafore       •	red polo t-shirt.   Navy and Red jumper with crest is available from Paddy Duff’s Shoe Shop in Kells and uniform without crest may be purchased from any of the leading department stores.  We ask for your full co-operation in this matter.
The making of our movie 'Skool of Ross' as part of the fantastic Carnaross/Mullaghea community  fundraiser 'It's a Wrap!' - will certainly go down in Carnaross NS history as one of our most worthwhile and enjoyable projects ! A massive thank you to our talented and hardworking pupils, parents and staff, film maker Aidan Farrelly (Bad Apple Films), Andrew, James and Callum Quinn, Ollie Farrelly and everyone who helped and supported us along the way! We had a ball and learned loads ...... Certainly a few future Hollywood stars in the making in Carnaross . Must be The Kieran Well water
Local History Project It was great to see so many pupils, their families and the SUN out for the launch of The Annual St Kieran Well Festival and the unveiling of the beautifully restored ironwork. Well done to 6th Class on their historical research and project regarding local industries in the Carnaross area (in particular- forges, farms and big houses) The project is now on display in the school and will be displayed again during St Kieran's Well Festival - August Bank Holiday Weekend
6th Class Historical field trip ......(aka-  a spin to Castle Kieran graveyard / monastic site) What do you do when the books are safely packed away and your primary education is drawing to a close ? You 'hop on yer bike' and head  off to Kieran Well! Between bathing the feet, serious sketching, a touch of meditation, a sprinkling of history   .... and the beloved rolling down the hill - a great time was had by all! 
Today was daffodil day and the flowers looked beautiful in the spring sunshine! These are the beautiful daffodils planted by the children from Carnaross National School in conjunction with Pride of Place. As part of the Youth Daffodil Challenge, it was planned to sell them this weekend in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. The daffodil bulbs will double and come back better than ever next year and hopefully so will our community after COVID 19 and this time next year we will have an abundance of daffodils to sell for this deserving cause.
Junior and Senior Infants exploring shape in the outdoor classroom
Volunteers from the Order of Malta Ireland visited our school this week for CPR Awareness Week. They demonstrated how to correctly administer CPR and everyone had the opportunity to practice themselves. Please check out the leaflet for some CPR tips!!
Congratulations to our girls football team who played extremely well today and have now qualified for the group semi finals
"Junior, Senior, 1st, 3rd and 4th class all received their Certificates after completing the Mighty Mouth Dental Hygiene course."
As a Global Citizenship School, Carnaross National School took part in Eradicate Poverty Day on Wednesday 17th October  2019.  We wanted to show our solidarity with everyone around the world affected by poverty.   We made footsteps, decorated them and wrote messages of hope on them.  We spelled out the words 'STEPS' to display our participation in 'Footsteps to End Poverty Campaign'.
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"The pupils in Carnaross NS held a Christmas Jumper Day with the proceeds raised being donated to the Carnaross/Mullaghea Senior Citizens Christmas Party."
2nd Class were busy collecting information on the types of vehicles which pass by the school each day. We collected our data using tally marks and represented the data different types of graphs.
BOM agreed report (Parents)  February 2020
As part of safer internet week we hosted a talk for parents in the school by Paula O’Connor from Don't Be Mean Behind Your Screen’ - ‘Cyberbullying / Internet Safety’ on 12th February.  This talk covered all areas of safety and security surrounding the Internet, digital media, gaming, online interaction, password protection and social media. 
Well done to our Credit Union Quiz Teams
Congratulations to our 6th class pupil who came 1st in the Chapter Level of the Credit Union Art Competition. We wish her all the best in the National Finals!
Math’s Tips for Parents Congratulations and well done to The Carnaross NS Music Ensemble,  on reaching the final of The Waltons Music for schools Competition 2020. The talented group will perform at The Finalists Concert at National Concert Hall, Dublin, on Monday 23rd March 1pm. The concert can be watched on a live feed through the Waltons School of Music website/ YouTube channel  . We wish them the very best of luck   Click here to view them in action.....
Letter issued this morning (11/3/2020) to bring to  your attention updated guidance on talking to  children and young people about Covid-19. Talking to children and young people about Covid-19 We would also like to direct your attention to a child-friendly interview that Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn did with RTÉ’s new2day programme last week, that may also be a useful resource when talking about Covid-19 with children and students.
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The Boys soccer teams who participated in the FAI 5 aside soccer tournament.The annual event was held in the MDL soccer grounds on March 5th.The boys played in section B for ‘medium sized schools’ and played very well. They all enjoyed the experience and 5th class look forward to playing again next year.
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24/03/’20 Dear parents, Firstly, I hope I find you, your family and all your loved ones well. The health and well-being of everyone is the priority at this difficult time. This afternoon it was announced that schools will remain closed until the 20th of April. As a result of this extended closure, class teachers will assign daily work for their pupils and this will be available through a new link on the school website, www.carnarossns.ie, called Carnaross Learning Zone from Sunday March 29th. There is of course no substitute for face to face teaching and the dynamic that exists within a classroom but hopefully this assigned work will help keep the children somewhat in school mode. During these difficult times, we understand that your child may not be in a position to complete this assigned work, due to family work commitments, child minding etc. so please be assured that there is no expectation or pressure to do so.  If your child wishes to engage in further activities, please feel free to use the useful links or work from the Home Learning Plan of suggested activities, both of which are posted on this page. Please do as much or as little as you feel appropriate.  There is no need to continue onto any new material which we haven’t yet covered in school. There are also many things that you could do with your child that will both be fun and beneficial for their overall mental well-being- Read books together (Ideal opportunity to improve the children’s reading fluency and overall comprehension), play a board game, make a jigsaw, play cards, get crafty, build with Lego, bake, do the 100 touch challenge(G.A.A.) play outside. Finally, I would like to inform you that RTE in conjunction with Department of Education and Science will broadcast a daily programme to assist pupils in 1st - 6th classes. The programme will be presented from real classrooms by teachers with experience in TV presentations. The first programme will air on Monday 30th March at 11am until 12am with a repeat later in the day. Thank you again for your continued support and take care. Yours Sincerely Dervilla Finnegan. Principal
A lot of memories made by 6th class in a short space of time! Superstar Musical, Student Council up and running,  Waltons Music for School 2020 finalists and Confirmation...... Well done to a great class!
More great stuff from 6th Class  Click here.... LEARNING  ZONE  Home Learning Plans NEPS Advice & Resources for keeping Children and Young People well during Covid-19 Response  to  COVID-19
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